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    Electric Power Generating Units and Nameplate Capacity by Primary Fuel Type and Regulation Status


    Primary Fuel Regulation Status/Plant Name Owner Utility Location Nameplate Capacity (MW)
    Total for Virginia 20,923.8
    Coal 6,788.5
    Non-Utility 1,692.3
    Mirant Birchwood Power Facility Birchwood Power Partners Virginia Power King George 240.0
    Oilseed Plant Cargill,Inc. Virginia Power Chesapeake 1.8
    Celco Plant Celanese Acetate Appalachian Power Co Narrows 29.8
    Cogentrix of Richmond Inc Cogentrix of Richmond, Inc. Virginia Power Richmond 270.0
    Cogentrix Portsmouth Cogentrix VA Leasing Corp. Virginia Power Portsmouth 108.5
    Dan River Inc Power Plant Dan River, Inc. Appalachian Power Co Danville 9.0
    Waynesboro Virginia Plant E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co. Virginia Power Waynesboro 12.4
    Cogentrix Hopewell James River Cogen Co. Virginia Power Hopewell 108.5
    LG&E Westmoreland Altavista LG&E Westmoreland Altavista Virginia Power Altavista 71.1
    LG&E Westmoreland Hopewell LG&E Westmoreland Hopewell Virginia Power Hopewell 71.1
    LG&E Westmoreland Southampton LG&E Westmoreland Southampton Virginia Power Franklin 71.1
    Park 500 Philip Morris USA Park 500 Philip Morris USA Virginia Power Chester 19.1
    Rock Tenn Co Rock-Tenn Co. Appalachian Power Co Lynchburg 2.0
    Potomac River Southern Energy Potomac Edison Co Alexandria 514.0
    Radford Army Ammunition Plant U. S. Army Appalachian Power Co Radford 24.0
    Mecklenburg Cogeneration Facility UAE Mecklenburg Cogen L.P. Virginia Power Clarksville 139.9
    Utility 5,096.2
    Clinch River American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Russell County 712.5
    Glen Lynn American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Giles County 337.5
    Altavista Virginia Power Virginia Power Campbell County 71.1
    Bremo Bluff Virginia Power Virginia Power Fluvanna County 254.3
    Chesapeake Virginia Power Virginia Power Chesapeake 649.7
    Chesterfield Virginia Power Virginia Power Chesterfield County 1,352.9
    Clover Virginia Power Virginia Power Halifax County 848.0
    Hopewell Virginia Power Virginia Power Hopewell County 71.1
    Possum Point Virginia Power Virginia Power Prince William County 353.0
    Southampton Virginia Power Virginia Power Southampton County 71.1
    Yorktown Virginia Power Virginia Power York County 375.0
    Primary Fuel: Hydro (Conventional) 671.3
    Non-Utility 17.2
    Appomattox River Water Authority Hydro Project Appomattox River Associates Virginia Power Petersburg 3.0
    Fries Hydroelectric Project Aquenergy Systems, Inc. Appalachian Power Co Fries 5.5
    Schoolfield Dam Dan River, Inc. Virginia Power Danville 4.5
    Emporia Synergics, Inc. Virginia Power Emporia 2.4
    Halifax Synergics, Inc. Virginia Power Halifax 1.8
    Utility 654.1
    Buck American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Carroll County
    8.4
    Byllesby 2 American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Carroll County 21.6
    Claytor American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Pulaski County 75.2
    Leesville American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Campbell County 40.0
    Niagara American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Roanoke County 3.6
    Reusens American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Campbell County 22.5
    Snowden City of Bedford Bedford City of Amherst County 5.0
    Talbot City of Danville Danville City of Patrick County 0.8
    Pinnacles City of Danville Danville, City of Patrick County 12.2
    Radford City of Radford Radford, City of Pulaski County 1.0
    Meadow Creek Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop Craig County 0.3
    Martinsville Martinsville, City of City of Martinsville Henry County 1.3
    Luray Potomac Edison Co  Potomac Edison Co  Page County 1.6
    Newport Potomac Edison Co Potomac Edison Co Page County 1.4
    Shenandoah Potomac Edison Co  Potomac Edison Co  Page County 1.0
    Warren Potomac Edison Co Potomac Edison Co Warren County 0.9
    John H Kerr USCE-Wilmington District USCE-Wilmington District Mecklenburg County 204.0
    Philpott Lake USCE-Wilmington District USCE-Wilmington District Henry County 14.2
    Bellmeade Virginia Power Virginia Power Henrico County 77.0
    Chesterfield Virginia Power Virginia Power Chesterfield County 153.6
    Cushaw Virginia Power Virginia Power Amherst County 7.5
    North Anna Virginia Power Virginia Power Louisa County 1.0
    Primary Fuel: Hydro - Pumped Storage 2,648.1
    Utility 2,648.1
    Smith Mountain American Electric Power Appalachian Power Co Franklin County 547.5
    Bath County Virginia Power Virginia Power Bath County 2,100.6
    Primary Fuel: Landfill Gas 11.6
    Non-Utility 11.6
    I-95 Landfill Phase I Michigan Cogen Systems, Inc. Virginia Power Lorton 3.2

    I-95 Landfill Phase II Michigan Cogen Systems, Inc. Virginia Power Lorton 3.2
    Prince William County Landfill Minnesota Methane LLC Northern Virginia Elec Coop Manassas 1.9
    Suffolk Energy Partners LP Suffolk Energy Partners, L.P. Virginia Power Suffolk 3.3
    Primary Fuel: Natural Gas 3,987.1
    Non-Utility 1,848.9
    Commonwealth Atlantic LP Commonwealth Atlantic Ltd. Part Virginia Power Chesapeake 388.9
    Doswell Combined Cycle Facility Doswell Limited Partnership Virginia Power Ashland 742.4
    Gordonsville Energy LP Gordonsville Energy L.P. Virginia Power Gordonsville 300.4
    Hopewell Cogeneration Hopewell Cogen, Inc. Virginia Power Hopewell 399.0
    Elkton Facility Merck&Co., Inc. Virginia Power Elkton 6.3
    Byrd Press Cogeneration Facility Virginia Cogen III, Inc. Virginia Power Richmond 2.4
    Johnston Willis Facility Virginia Cogen IV, Inc. Virginia Power Richmond 2.5
    Handcraft Facility Virginia Cogen, II Inc. Virginia Power Richmond 3.5
    Baker Equipment Facility Virginia Cogen, Inc. Virginia Power Richmond 3.5
    Utility 2,138.2
    West Spring Street Town of Culpeper Culpeper Town of Culpeper County 2.7
    Bellmeade Virginia Power Virginia Power Henrico County 390.5
    Chesapeake Virginia Power Virginia Power Chesapeake 18.6
    Chesterfield Virginia Power Virginia Power Chesterfield County 293.0
    Darbytown Virginia Power Virginia Power Henrico County 368.4
    Gravel Neck Virginia Power Virginia Power Surry County 368.0
    Remington Virginia Power Virginia Power Fauquier County 697.0
    Primary Fuel: Nuclear 3,654.4
    Utility 3,654.4
    North Anna Virginia Power Virginia Power Louisa County 1,959.4
    Surry Virginia Power Virginia Power Surry County 1,695.0
    Primary Fuel: Petroleum 2,418.4
    Non-Utility 3.0
    WPP 3 Richmond Plant Wythe Park Power Inc Virginia Power Richmond 3.0
    Utility 2,415.4
    Tangier A&N Electric Coop A&N Electric Coop Accomack County 4.2
    Church Street Plant City of Manassas City of Manassas Prince William County 7.5
    VMEA Peaking Gen. City of Manassas City of Manassas Prince William County 6.8
    VMEA-1 Credit Gen. City of Manassas City of Manassas Prince William County 13.6
    Dominion/Lo-Mar Gen City of Manassas City of Manassas Prince William County 19.2
    Gateway Gen City of Manassas City of Manassas Prince William County 1.8
    Godwin Drive Plant City of Manassas City of Manassas Prince William County 6.7
    West Spring Street Town of Culpeper Culpeper Town of Culpeper County 7.8
    Chesapeake Virginia Power Virginia Power Chesapeake 144.1
    Gravel Neck Virginia Power Virginia Power Surry County 40.1
    Low Moor Virginia Power Virginia Power Alleghany County 82.8
    Northern Neck Virginia Power Virginia Power Richmond County 82.8
    Possum Point Virginia Power Virginia Power Prince William County 1,116.0
    Yorktown Virginia Power Virginia Power York County 882.0
    Primary Fuel: Municipal Solid Waste 224.1
    Non-Utility 224.1
    I-95 Energy Resource Recovery Facility Ogden Energy Group Virginia Power Lorton 124.0
    Alexandria Arlington Resource Recovery Facility Ogden Projects, Inc. Virginia Power Alexandria 29.0
    SPSA Power Plant Southeastern Public Service Authority Virginia Power Portsmouth 71.1
    Primary Fuel: Wood 95.5
    Non-Utility 95.5
    Bassett Table Co Bassett Furniture Ind., Inc. Appalachian Power Co Bassett 1.5
    J D Bassett Manufacturing Co Bassett Furniture Ind., Inc. Appalachian Power Co Bassett 2.6
    Multitrade of Pittsylvania County LP Plant FPL Energy, Inc. Mecklenburg Electric Coop Inc Hurt 90.0
    Scott Wood Inc Scott Wood, Inc. Virginia Power Amelia 1.4
    Primary Fuel: Other Fuels 424.8
    Non-Utility 424.8
    Boydton Plank Road Cogen Plant Dinwiddie Power, Inc. Virginia Power Petersburg 3.0
    Big Island Georgia-Pacific Corp. Appalachian Power Co Big Island 11.4
    Printing & Communication Papers Franklin Mill International Paper Virginia Power Franklin 155.6
    St. Laurent Paper Products Corp. St. Laurent Paper Products Corp. Virginia Power West Point 106.7
    Stone Container Corp Hopewell Mill Stone Container Corp. Virginia Power Hopewell 47.6
    Covington Facility Westvaco Corp. Virginia Power Covington 97.5
    WPP 1 Petersburg Plant Wythe Park Power, Inc. Virginia Power Petersburg 3.0

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    Notes:
  • This data has been discontinued.
  • Please refer to Existing Electric Generating Units by Fuel
  • As of January 1, 2000, for all plants except Potomac River, which was sold by Potomac Electric Co. to Southern Energy, Inc., in December, 2000
  • Operator for utility plants; connecting utility for non-utility plants


  • Source:
  • Table 20, Inventory of Power Plants in the United States, EIA.
  • Table 8 , Inventory of Power Plants in the United States, EIA.

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